It’s official. The very amiable Prabhu confirmed this morning that the print order for the paper had crossed 100,000 in Bangalore City today. A fact confirmed by CD later in the evening. Which means, staff statistician G Sudhakar Nair can pull out his pocket calculator—he never leaves home without it—tomorrow to calculate what the growth means in percentage terms.
By our reckoning it should be slightly under 50 per cent in four months’ time. But we could be wrong. After all, we are journalists. Not ‘arithmeticians’.